A fine and exceptional Edwardian box by Alfred Clark, made of coromandel (calamander), lined with satinwood and with ivory edging and silver mounts.
The silver hallmarked for Alfred Clark, London, 1902.
6 in x 6 in x 6 in
Alfred Clark founded his business in 1880 and was listed as a silversmith and manufacturer of fitted travelling bags, by appointment to HRH the Prince and Princess of Wales; in 1888 the Prince of Wales ordered a clock to present to the Princess on the occasion of their silver wedding anniversary. Clark is recorded with several premises in the Mayfair area and moved to 33 New Bond Street in 1903 where he remained until 1916.